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Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.

Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.: Introduction

Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.: Also known as epithelial basement membrane dystrophy, map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy gets its name from the unusual ... more about Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy..

Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.: Eye cornea condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy. is available below.

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Prognosis for Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.: Typically, map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy will flare up occasionally for a few years and then go away on its own, with no lasting loss of vision. Most people never know that they have map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy, since they do not have any pain or vision loss. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

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Also known as epithelial basement membrane dystrophy, map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy gets its name from the unusual appearance of the cornea during an eye examination. Most often, the affected epithelium will have a map-like appearance, i.e., large, slightly gray outlines that look like a continent on a map. There may also be clusters of opaque dots underneath or close to the map-like patches. Less frequently, the irregular basement membrane will form concentric lines in the central cornea that resemble small fingerprints. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

 

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